The Slingbox Solo Internet TV Broadcaster from Sling Media allows you to watch live television streamed from your home cable or satellite connection via the Internet on a laptop or cellular telephone. Connecting to your television and broadband Internet connection, the Slingbox Solo streams live television over the web and allows you to view it anywhere with Internet access. The device allows you to connect a single home theater source. It supports resolutions of up to 1080i via component.
Professionals who pay for expensive cable or satellite packages for sports or movies will appreciate being able to watch when traveling for business and commuters will love the fact that they can catch up on the morning news live on their laptop or phone during the morning train ride. The Slingbox Solo is the technology that allows you to take your television programming with you wherever you go.
- SlingStream Technology
- The Slingbox Solo features SlingStream technology. This innovative compression dynamically adjusts video quality to best suit the type of material you are watching. This lets you watch video at optimal quality when streaming over the Internet.
- Ease of Use
- The Slingbox Solo features an automatic device discovery wizard to help you easily set the system up. It was designed with ease of use in mind, so you won't have to be a computer genius to get it working.
- PDA and Smartphone Compatible
- In addition to streaming to a laptop or desktop computer, the Slingbox Solo can be used with SlingPlayer Mobile software to play video directly on your Windows Mobile PDA or Smartphone. A free trial version of this software is available from Sling Media's web site with additional registration costs for the full version.
- No Hidden Fees
- With the Slingbox there are no hidden subscription fees that other services may charge. Once you own the hardware you can start watching TV over the Internet without having to worry about a hidden charge.
- Mac OS X Support
- Mac OS X support can be added via a download from Sling Media's website. This lets you take advantage of the Slingbox on your MacBook or MacBook Pro!